Thursday, August 9th, 2007
Helen C. Wenning, 76, 8141 state route 119, Maria Stein, died at 9:20 a.m. August 7, 2007, at Riverside Hospital, Columbus.
She was born Sept. 21, 1930, in Cassella, to Clarence and Philomena Homan Dirksen. On July 23, 1960, she married George B. Wenning, who died April 28, 2004.
Surviving are two sons, Tom, Wapakoneta, and Robert, Maria Stein; a daughter, Carol (David) Blevins, Auburn, Ind.; three brothers, Herbert (Mary) Dirksen, Uvalde, Texas, Louis (Sally) Dirksen, Portland, Ind., and Dennis (Judy) Dirksen, Cassella; five sisters, Rita (Ed) Evers, Burkettsville, Alma (Ernest) Schmitmeyer, Cranberry Prairie, Esther Winner, Anna, Joan (John) Poeppelman, Osgood, and Ruth (Marvin) Evers, Carthagena; and seven grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother-in-law, Orville Winner.
She was an office manager at the Maria Stein Animal Clinic. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and its Ladies Sodality and the American Legion Auxiliary, all of Maria Stein.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Harry Cavanaugh officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to the church.